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that you have a lot of those that come from latin america, when you look at the politics of latin america they equate politicians to corruption, it is what they do. the idea of having to deal with politics coming tolt united states not necessarily that's like for second nature. they would prefer to not have to go along, work with -- go to school, do what they have to do. they're such a voice and part of our united states that we need them to get more involved in that. >> i think that -- does it make sense for candidates to be fighting so hard, clearly -- >> i'm saying if only ten out of 24 million latinos go to the polls. >> as hard as they fight for young people to go to the polls, i know that asemrats we're counting on high turn out among latinos, among african americans and high turn out 'young young people. i don't think that's prong to look another these demographics say, what is it that appeals to them? why do we want them to vote make that compelling argument. people will vote, latinos will vote as well as others. >> if they can realize like hispanic unemployment rate is up to -- i
set apart from the rest of the spanish banking sector because of its exposure to latin america. latin america and in particular brazil is starting to drag on sentence there. i think the concern is not only bad loans in spain, because there will be a lot more them given the bank of spain this week said the economy contracted by another 0.4% but also a brazil's growth forecast over the past two years has tanked. fairly murky. >> it is. the problem is being a global bank. >> thank you. off you go. in a few hours, the computer giant microsoft launches its latest operating system windows 8. it is an attempt by microsoft to catch up with rivals like apple, who have moved most faster into the world of mobile computing and touchscreens. now to seattle in the united states at microsoft headquarters. >> founder bill gates and his successor steve ballmer, and join the staff to celebrate 30 years of charitable giving. for steve ballmer, the next few days are crucial. >> we have three imagine -- have reimagined windows 8. >> the boss knows just what is at stake. >> the launch of windows 8 and wind
, in my opinion. in latin america, some are better and some are slower. >> asia use same syncline about. -- you seem sanguine. >> this in my opinion, but i. they will meet their objective of 7%-8% higher. they are doing this to avoid social unrest and change the infrastructure. it change will be coming and it will be smoothed and continue to form the policies of the government. they have $3 trillion in reserve and a lot of capabilities to maintain growth. they did that that month, literally. they knew what they want to accomplish. i do not think i can do that 10 years from now. they're not building a lot of bridges to nowhere. i think it will work in the immediate term. >> there's a lot of talk about africa. in latin america, we have seen signs of pretty robust growth. >> we're opening grove -- stores and we are in there on the ground. we go there for the multinational clients. where they go, we go. , is the same with latin america. -- it is the same with latin america. we will be making consistent investments. we need a better job with monetary policy. >> we are not doing as well as we
? >> it actually didn't surprise me. i was disappointed to mexico or latin america and i have to give kudos to nick romney because he did bring it proactively and he brought latin america up in a way that is actually positive in terms of colin latin america such an important geographic bias in the world for us anything absolutely right. but i also think we have to be realistic. you know, actually got from the standpoint that the fact that latin america didn't come up yesterday as the focal point is good because it means no one is about to start a nuclear war in latin america. it means that there is no genocide happening in latin america. >> some people may disagree. >> that's true. in terms of what you look at a geopolitical, global focal point, i would've liked to hear a very robust conversation about latin america. the president could've talked about how we signed with panama and colombia. he should have talked about how latin american arrived since 2009. but i was disappointed, but not surprised. >> i disagree with maria on this one. i actually think there is a genocide going on in mexico. i thi
hispanic groups and that is why you see a lot of conversation going on about latin america, about issues important to the puerto ricans like education and health care and it's why you are seeing government release fortuno puerto rico spending a lot of time or louise gutierrez in alaska some of the puerto rican congresspeople come down and you know so we are seeing a lot of activity. i think president obama, what we see today and let's remember these polls are a snapshot of today and we have seen that they can change from one minute to another. today i would say president obama is just off enough with just enough votes including hispanics where the lead he enjoys with john mccain four years ago has probably been erased and the trend continues. i would save president obama probably stands to lose florida but never count florida and out because as floridians we reserve the right to change her mind. >> do you agree? >> i certainly agree with the majority of what ana said in terms of how florida is different today than even it was four years ago and you are seeing this trend coming. four year
: presidential candidate mitt romney says he wants to promote more trade in latin tin america. coming up next a former argentine economic minister tells us which countries about to sizzle and which are about to fizzle. that's next. it's a new day. if you're a man with low testosterone, you should know that axiron is here. the only underarm treatment for low t. that's right, the one you apply to the underarm. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18. axiron can transfer to others through direct contact. women, especially those who are or who may become pregnant, and children should avoid contact where axiron is applied as unexpected signs of puberty in children or changes in body hair or increased acnen women may occur. report these signs and symptoms to your doctor if they occur. ll your doctor about all medical conditions and medications. do not use if yohave prostate or breast cancer. serious side effects could include increased risk of prostate cancer; worsening prostate symptoms; decreased sperm count; ankle, feet, or body swelling; enlarged or painful breasts; problems br
at 70. >> a nice lady. >> and the call of the wild. we will introduce you to fun creatures from latin-america and learn about the worldwide effort to keep them safe. >> and a humungous law and order fan, we are talking to law and order fans who may be excited to see an old familiar face coming back to the show. one of the stars of "law and order criminal intent", playing the character for 11 years, coming back as a guest on "svu." so well talk about that as a role reversal. >> can i tell everybody your news? >> go ahead. >> you did a part for "svu". >> i did. we will have a piece on it next sunday. this is the most fun i've ever had in my entire life. a close second, "svu." >> let's get another check of the weather from maria. >> good morning, guys. . we have a sweet 16. happy birthday. >> thank you. >> we are 10 to 30 degrees warmer in parts of the northeast because our big storm system is now pushing to the east and that surge of warm air is under way. but you see that area if red, that's severe from cincinnati to northern alabama. the chance of gusty winds, biggest threat today and heavy r
led latin america. >> golden years came to an abrupt end when the soviet block collapsed and the soviet union disappeared. cuba lost $600 million in economic aid. the united states intensified its embargo. he rationed goods and urged workers to produce more. >> the rash with the caveat that the cuban economic has been recovering the last few years. >> reporter: in 1997 fidel castro told congress some compromises were necessary to let foreign capital into cuba. he promoted tourism to get much needed foreign currently into the country. >> a fall out shelter. >> and the nike missell batteries that once dotted the marin head lands. >>> tonight we're taking a second look at the cuban missile crisis. the event that brought the united states and cuba to the brink of attack. as bob mackenzie reported back in 2001 a lot of people felt the best chance for survival could be right in their own backyard. >> reporter: civil defense officials estimated americans would have six or seven hours notice to evacuate their city -- their cities if the soviets would send nuclear bombs. at the ve
nations, particularly in latin america. and we have some real advantages in trading with latin america. many of our citizens have roots there. we speak the language and many corners of our nation. the time zone is friendly for us. latin america's economy is almost as large as that of china. a large middle class and growing middle class. this is a big opportunity for us to trade and to expand the sales of our goods and services in latin america. but by the way, if nations cheat and china has over the years that has to end. we can't let them steal our jobs with unfair trade practices. number three -- number one is energy. number two is trade and number three is skills, not only for our current workers but also we've got to make sure that our schools stop being at the bottom of the pile. we are at the bottom third or bottom quartile. they have to be world class globally competitive. you have done something about that here, governor. this governor was the education governor that all of us looked at with admiration. and he can describe this better than i can but one thing he did is grade sc
latin america and africa, have deployed our gear without incident and without concern -- >> sir, with all due respect, we have far more advanced defense systems here in the united states than anywhere else in the world. we have a lot more intellectual property to protect on that front. >> intellectual property is something hauwei values greatly. we are the world leader in terms -- >> that's not the spirit of my question. you say they operate throughout europe. they operate throughout asia. those countries -- europe does very little in the way of its own defense, et cetera. we are the primary drivers of defense spending in the entire world. we have a lot more to protect. so, to say they're doing business in europe doesn't answer the concerns of the united states. >> i'm not sure what the connection is there. hauwei sells commercial telecommunications infrastructure. this is the plumbing through which internet traffic takes place. we don't operate any networks. the gear they deploy is built to the same global standards as our competitors and all of it is being developeded and code
in latin america. >> our goal will be free trade agreements with all the nations of latin america. >> see, that's what mitt romney is promising. which is totally different from george w. bush promising the exact same thing. the kicker, though, and this one really has to sting a little bit for the republicans, is that mitt romney said last night that he would promise to balance the budget. something president bush never did. >> first, we must balance the federal budget. >> see, susan katz of hempstead, new york, doesn't that set your mind at ease about how mitt romney is going nothing like george w. bush? it is -- i realize this is not a question the beltway press has been asking, but do you really think that nobody in the country, nobody at the town hall debate was going to ask this? this wasn't on people's minds. it is hard to believe that the romney for president campaign has yet to think about something that they might say, that might hold up to any scrutiny at all to distinguish themselves from bush. to distinguish what they're offering from what the last republican to hold the office
every five or so years. . we can do better than that particularly in latin america. the opportunities for us in latin america we have not taken advantage of fully. latin america's china is almost as big as china. we have -- are going to have to have training programs and schools that put the parents and the teachers and the kids first and the teacher's union will have to abide. we will have to get to a balanced budget. we can't expect entrepreneurs to informs in america if they think we're headed to the road of greece. and that's where we're headed unless we get off the spending and borrowing binge. number five, we have to champion small business. small businesses where jobs come from. 2/3 of our job come from small business. new level business are down. i want to bring them back and get good jobs in rising take home pay. >> first of all, governor romney talks about small businesses but when you were in massachusetts, small businesses development ranked about 48. because the policies that you're promoting don't actually help small businesses. and the way you define small businesses is
to be able to trade with other nations, particularly in latin america. we have some -- we have some real advantages in trading with latin america. many of our citizens have roots there. we speak the language in many corners of our nation. the time zone, of course, is friendly for us. and lat inamerica's economy is almost as large as that of china. there's a large middle class and growing middle class. this is a big opportunity for us to trade and expand the sales of our goods and services in latin america. but by the way, if nations cheat, and china has cheated over the years, that has to stop. we can't let them steal our jobs with unfair trade practices. number three -- >> mitt romney on the tump thst there at a campaign event in tampa, florida. 29 electoral votes up for grabs in florida where both sides tell you it's razor thin and could go either way. we want to take you back to the aftermath of superstorm sandy. take a look at this, this is what president obama can expect to see when he visits the hard-hit area of atlantic city, new jersey, this afternoon. homes destroyed, boats toss
million jobs. number two open up more trade particularly in latin america, crackdown on china if and when they cheat, number three make sure our people have the skills they need to succeed, and the best schools in the world (we're far away from that now), number four get us to a balanced budget, number 5 champion small business. gov romney's central economic plan calls for a 5 billion dollar tax cut, on top of the extension of the bush tax cuts-- that's another trillion dollars and 2 trillion dollars in military spending that the military hasn;t asked for. that's 8 trillion dollars. how we pay for that, reduce the deficit, make the investments we need to make without dumping those costs on the middle class americans is one of the central questions of this campaign. president barack obama and former governor mitt romney adapted to the new format of debate, six segments of 15 minutes each. the next presidential debate is october 16th. mr. romney is expected to hit the airwaves today with a barage of tv ads. according to the new york times, the romney camp has been quietly increasing its ad
, the biggest country in latin america, will see a jump from 7% to almost 25%. egypt will see a nearly threefold increase in the number of elderly people. the united nations report says governments around the world must take in the age of their popping -- their aging populations into account. it calls for new approaches to health care, retirement, living arrangements, and intergenerational relations. >> we have seen the future. voters in bosnia are heading to the polls in local elections on sunday. the ballot is widely expected to see an ethnic serbs become mayor of srebrenica for the first time since the 1995 massacre. >> for 7 years, a muslim has been mayor there. >> the mood is tense in srebrenica. people are nervous as elections near after weeks of campaigning. >> many here -- for the first time since the end of the war, the town could be led by one of their own, by a serb mayor. until now, srebrenica has been run by a representative of the town's muslims, the minority after the massacre. the exception in the law no longer applies. many muslims are horrified at the looming changes. back in a
and global warming. i am from california and in the valley here, people, especially from latin america, are getting sick in -- working in the fields for hours every day for little pay and no health care. please help them because without them no one could even be vegetarian the sincerely, natalie. >> sometimes desperate for attention but not rebellious. i don't have bad influences and i try hard not to give in to peer pressure but somewhere along the road someone calms long with temptation close to their side and offers me whatever they got, but do i get the power to say no? always sitting blankly at the sky hoping for a miracle to happen, hoping someone will come around to understand. i don't want toys anymore and i don't want it show my baby pictures and if i'm crazy and loud then you're insane and rude and if today is not our day, so be it, there is always tomorrow. thank you. >> ok. the average american dream and dreamer built dreams on shatorde hopes and left off on their own spaceships of life. but the average american laws are in a state of corruption. man is allowed to work -- t
% of the vote. chavez is the longest serving president in latin america. >>> tomorrow the san francisco board of supervisors will decide the fate of suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi. nine of the 11 board members have to vote against mirkarimi in order to permanently remove him from office. this comes after mirkarimi pleaded guilty to false impresesment related to an argument in which he grabbed and bruised his wife's arm. >>> it's 4:48. it was supposed to be a happy day for two couples in philadelphia. but violence marred the celebration. the deadly fight that broke out between parties. >>> plus a historic launch in florida. the supplies on a private rocket headed for the international space station. >>> lack -- welcome back to the ktvu charge 2 morning news. one of the happiest days of a couples life turned into tragedy when two people started fighting at a wedding in a philadelphia hotel. now police were called to the scene yesterday morning to control the massive brawl that erupted in the lobby between guests from two separate wedding parties yesterday. police say a 57-year-old man reporte
new functions. for years, he has been a thorn on the side of u.s. policy in latin america. he a good job as has been reelected for a fourth term as president. -- to vote chavez has been reelected for a fourth term as president. he promises to continue this socialist revolution. >> this had been billed as a tight race, but in the end, the results came quickly after the final polling stations had closed. it gave mr. job as a clear 10- point lead. -- mr. chavez a clear 10-point lead. >> to those who are always trying to deny all the good things that happened in venezuela, invite them to dialogue, to debate, and to work together. >> his followers were jubilant. >> he has given free health care systems, he has given houses. >> we have the best president in the world. the women love him and we're going forward and we are growing. >> just as the politics and venezuela is on the rise, others will be commiserating. opposition candidate standing for a coalition of parties conceded defeat. with its promises to maintain social programs but also encourage private business, he managed to mount a s
representation on the security council. >> the fact that the whole continent of latin america is not represented permanently in the security council [inaudible] >> germany has also called for stronger african representation at the united nations. and this year's nobel prize in chemistry goes to two u.s. researchers who work on cell receptors. >> a nobel committee member tried to startle journalists to prove a point. he was showing how a spike in adrenalin levels brings cell receptors into play. these receptors in form cells that the presence of noise or light. they make it possible for cells to adapt to changing conditions. in humans, they can help trigger the flight or fight mechanism. cell receptors are the focus of this year's nobel prize winning research. robert lefkowitz was one of the winners and said the news was a shock. >> the phone rang, and i did not hear it. i wear ear plugs, and i do not wear them when i sleep, and my wife gave me an elbow, and there it was. a total surprise. >> brian kobilka, who shared the prize, says he hopes his development will spur the creation of new drugs. >
about. united states is fundamentally a stronger than people think, in my opinion. in latin america, some are better and some are slower. >> asia use same syncline about. -- you seem sanguine. >> this in my opinion, but i. they will meet their objective of 7%-8% higher. they are doing this to avoid social unrest and change the infrastructure. it change will be coming and it will be smoothed and continue to form the policies of the government. they have $3 trillion in reserve and a lot of capabilities to maintain growth. they did that that month, literally. they knew what they want to accomplish. i do not think i can do that 10 years from now. they're not building a lot of bridges to nowhere. i think it will work in the immediate term. >> there's a lot of talk about africa. in latin america, we have seen signs of pretty robust growth. >> we're opening grove -- stores and we are in there on the ground. we go there for the multinational clients. where they go, we go. , is the same with latin america. -- it is the same with latin america. we will be making consistent investments. we nee
government and rebels head into peace talks aimed at ending latin america's longest-running insurgencies. >> barack obama and mitt romney go head-to-head in a fiery debate three weeks ahead of presidential elections. >> the german soccer team face up to their humbling draw in their world cup qualifier in sweden. peace negotiators for the colombian government and the farq rebel group are in talks to end decades of conflict that have claimed tens of thousands of lives and still on the nation's economic and political development. >> the fark is thought to have about 10,000 rebels, but that is down from twice that number a few years ago. >> they have been tasked with reaching a deal with rebels. after months of planning, both sides agreed to a close-door meeting in oslo. >> we are leaving now with hope, with moderate optimism. we do not believe ij and false expectations, but we think that the structural elements exist that will allow us to have hope, and hopefully, we have good news for columbia -- colombia. >> for almost half a century, leftist farc guerrillas have waged war, financing thei
do better than that. particularly in latin america. the tunts for us in latin america, we have just not taken advantage of. as a matter of fact, latin america's economy is almost as big as the economy of china. latin america is a huge opportunity for us. time zone, language opportunities, number three, we're going to have to have training programs that work for our workers and schools that finally put the parents and the teachers and the kids first and the teacher's union is going to have to go behind. and then we're going to have to get to a balanced budget. we can't expect entrepreneurs and businesses large and small to take their life savings or their company's money and invest in america if they think we're headed to the road to greece. and that's where we're going right now unless we get off this spending and borrowing bunch. and, finally, number five, we've got to champion small business. small businesses where jobs come from. two-thirds of our jobs come from small businesses. new business formation is down at the lowest level in 30 years under this administration. i want to b
trade. trade grows about 12% per year. we can do better than that. particularly in latin america. the opportunities for us in latin america, we have just not taken advantage of fully. latin america's economy is almost as big as the economy of china. we're all focused on china. latin america is a huge opportunity for us. time zone. language opportunities. number three, training programs and schools that finally put the parents and teachers and kids first, and the teacher's union is going to have to go behind. and then get to an balanced budget. we can't expect entrepreneurs and businesses large and small to invest in america if they think we're headed to the road to greece. and that's where we are headed now. and finally, number five, we have got to champion small business. small businesses where jobs come from, two-thirds of our jobs come from small businesses. new business formation is down to the lowest level in 30 years under this administration. i want to get back good jobs and rising take home pay. >> governor romney talks about small businesses but gover
five or so years. we can do better than that particularly in latin america. the opportunities for us in latin america we have just not taken advantage of fully. as a matter of fact, latin america's economy is almost as big as the economy of china. we're all focused on china. latin america is a huge opportunity for us. time zone, language opportunities. number three, we're going to have to have training programs that work for our workers and schools that finally put the parents and the teachers and the kids first and the teacher union is going to have to go behind. then we have to get to a balanced budget. we can't expect entrepreneurs and businesses large and small to take their life savings or their company's money and invest in america if they think we are headed to the road to greece. and that's where we are going right now unless we finally get off this spending and borrowing bing. and i will get us on track to a balanced budget. and finally, number five, we have got to champion small business, small business is where jobs come from. two thirds of our jobs come from small busines
. clowns from all across latin america show up with all the same goal, to clown around and pick up some new tricks from one another. why mexico city? well, clowns are actually a common site there, often entertaining motorists who are stuck in traffic. >> i see a clown every morning. >> good one. boom. >>> and finally, one girl's wish sparked an international effort. a 10-year-old diagnosed with a rare brain disease at a few months old. well, when she was offered a wish, she wished for lots and lots of rainbows. well, a stranger heard the plea and posted her wish online. get this, soon over 5,000 rainbow drawings were sent from all over the world. her response? right there. that's her trademark happy dance. mom says she's always in a good mood. >> do you have a happy dance? i don't, but i'm thinking about adopting one now. >> everyone has a happy dance. >> really? >> i do the twirl. i do the twirl. >> i think you're the only one. >>> well, it's time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. vice president biden will travel to sioux falls, south
for water means more consumers with money to spend. they estimate the world's poor primarily in latin america, asia and africa represent a $12 billion opportunity almost totally overlooked. what is the pitch to business and how do you get that buy in to put their resources in the mix? >> i send gary in. >> significant funding from microloans came from pepsico, caterpillar and mastercard. >> it's getting the cost of that down per person helped. per customer served. >> take pepsico for instance. they gave us last year, $8 million grant to really scale up water credit. we find that cost per person reached with that toilet or water connection dropped from 36 to $24 per person in our first, you know, effort with the pepsico foundation. they reupped at a higher level and now we got that per person cost down in this next grant to $ $10. we can bring it down. they can give us more bang for the buck. i think that really resinates. >> once people start seeing the positive effects, it changes their behavior and perception of these problems. problems like pushing the boulder up the mountain, you
to spend. wright and damon estimate the world's poor, primarily in latin america, asia and eastern africa represent a $12 billion market opportunity, almost totally overlooked. >> what's the pitch to business and how do you get the buy in so they can put their resources in to the mix? >> i send gary in. >> the funding has come from the philanthropic efforts of pepsico and mastercard. >> it is trying to get the philanthropic cost down per customer served. >> take pepsico for instance. they gave us an $8 million grant to scale up water credit. what we find is that cost per person reached with the toilet or water connection drop theed from 36 to $24 per person in our first effort with the pepsico foundation. so they reupped at a higher level, and now we have that per person cost down in the next grant to $10. we can bring solutions in that are smarter and more market and business oriented that can give more bang for the buck that resonates. >> once people start to see the positive effects it starts to change their behavior and their understanding and perception of these things and suddenly p
and suggested the united states gave his latin america counterparts cancer has won another term. a third term for the president chavez who clutched a copy of the sword of bolivar, a famous dictator in the mid-10000's. thousands commanded "viva chavez." a long time american critic won by a ten-point margin compared by 27 points in 2006 when he was accuses using the oil wells to finance the campaign and looking up votes from the poor through generous welfare reform. and now the news from our south florida newsroom. it sound like this could have been much closer but not so much. >>reporter: well, people thought it would be a close call. some of them calling it for the opposition leader. in the end, chavez won by ten points, 27 last time around. that marks quite a turn around for chavez. for the past year he has battled cancer and he has had three operations and chemotherapy. six months ago he was in a church, crying, asking the lord for more time. the recent weeks, though, he has been dancing in public, giving speaking tours around the country, and speaking for hours in the rain. a remarkable ph
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